Recent Streetsblog USA posts about San Francisco

Talking Headways Podcast: Helmet Hair

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Did you wear your helmet when you biked to work this morning? Whether you did or you didn’t, it’s up to you. So why are there so many people shrieking about it? On one side, the 85-percenters, overstating the protection helmets offer against head injuries. On the other side, the 3-footers, claiming that it’s actually […]

Parking Madness: Portland vs. El Cerrito, California

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The contenders in today’s Parking Madness competition prove parking craters can happen anywhere, even in progressive metro areas where the regional economy is booming and transit is a solid travel option. This face-off to get one step closer to the Golden Crater pits Portland, Oregon, against El Cerrito, California. First let’s take a look at […]

Talking Headways Podcast: Hug This Streetcar

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Jeff Wood of the Overhead Wire (now working with NRDC’s crack transportation team) and I talk to Randy Simes in this week’s podcast about the streetcar movement in Cincinnati — and how they finally grabbed the long-elusive gold ring. Then Randy stayed with us to discuss the false choice between transit that’s useful and transit […]